Editorial Page Editor, The Boston Globe
Dao was on “The future of opinion journalism” panel at ISOJ 2023. Watch the presentation here.
James Dao is the editorial page editor of The Boston Globe, overseeing editorials, op-eds, letters and the Ideas section. Before coming to the Globe in 2022, he spent 30 years at The New York Times where he covered state and national politics, roamed the country as a national correspondent and embedded with American troops during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was also the paper’s deputy National editor, Op-Ed editor and, most recently, Metro editor. During the Afghanistan war, he won an Emmy for a multimedia series on the deployment of an Army battalion titled “A Year at War.”